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Walton County fishing report for Sept. 19

Fishing is good! Bay: Black snapper biting all the way into the Intracoastal, Spanish mackerel around Alaqua bayou biting on spoons, small redfish, a few flounder. River: Lots of bass biting on shrimp, shellcracker. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277...

Walton County fishing report for Sept. 13

Fishing is good! Bay: Lots of redfish, black drum, a few sheepshead, and hybrids River: Lots of bass. Offshore: A mixed bag of everything. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m....

Walton County fishing report for Sept. 5

Fishing is good! Bay: Lots of redfish, still some flounder, black drum River: Lots of bass. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun.: Closed...

Saltwater license-free fishing Saturday, Sept. 7

Try your hand at saltwater fishing Saturday, Sept. 7, without needing a saltwater fishing license. License-free fishing days are a great way for Florida residents and visitors to get out on the water and find out why Florida is known as the Fishing Capital of the World. This day is part of eight total license-free fishing days the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) offers each year. All bag limits, closed areas and size restrictions apply on these dates....

Walton County fishing report for Aug. 24

Fishing is good! Bay: Small redfish, black drum. River: Lots of bass and large. Gulf: King mackere, mingos. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 6 a.m. – 4 p.m....

Walton County fishing report for Aug. 15

Fishing is good! Bay: Redfish, ladyfish, black drum, a few flounder, and a few small trout River: Lots of catfish and bass being caught Surf: Redfish, black drum Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6...

Walton County fishing report for Aug. 8

Fishing is good! Bay: Redfish, ladyfish, black drum, a few sheepshead, a few small trout River: Shellcracker, bass, flathead catfish Gulf: King mackerel Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.:...

Walton County fishing report for Aug. 2

Fishing is good! Bay: Redfish, black drum, black snapper, a few sheepshead River: Shellcracker, bass, flathead catfish Gulf: King mackerel. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.: 6 a.m. –...

Nick’s Seafood Restaurant kids catfish tournament another one for the books

The annual Nick’s Seafood Restaurant kids catfish tournament was held on July 27, 2019, and, as always a huge success. Forty-four kids entered the hardhead and sailcat divisions to compete for a Tracker Marine Jon boat with trolling motor and accessories, along with prize money. The winners are: Hardhead Division Grand prize winner of new boat – Wyatt Brunson, age 9 – 8.1 lbs. Second Place – Caden Barhart, age 10 – 5.06 lbs. Third Place – Josi Lynn Clenny,...

Walton County fishing report for July 25

Fishing is good! Bay: Redfish, black drum River: Crappie, bass, flathead catfish Gulf: An assortment including king mackerel and a few Spanish mackerel. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the locals shop and the tourists are welcome.” Click here to find out more about Copeland’s. Copeland’s Gun and Tackle Shop 17290 U.S. Hwy. 331 S Freeport, Florida 32439 (850) 835-4277 Store hours: Mon. – Fri.: 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat.:...

Share your input on future speckled trout management with FWC in Destin July 29

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on spotted seatrout management. The FWC is hosting several spotted seatrout in-person public workshops around the state. Learn about the current status of the seatrout fishery, staff’s proposal for future management and share your input by attending one of these workshops. Workshops will begin at 6 p.m. local time: July 29: Destin, Destin Community Center, 101 Stahlman Ave. July 31: Steinhatchee, Steinhatchee Community Center, 1013 Riverside Drive. Aug. 6:...